R & D/Analytical Resources

Full service process labs, testing facilities and analytical capabilities

Ampacet helps you find solutions to improve production and product quality. We test under real world conditions to deliver a customer-focused approach. Ampacet’s Research and Development center offers complete testing facilities with process labs, a physical testing lab and an analytical lab. Additional testing capabilities are available at Ampacet facilities around the globe and with our industrial and academic partners. 

Process Labs

  • Twin and single screw extruders
  • Banbury mixers
  • Monolayer blown film lines
  • 3-layer A/B/C blown film line
  • Monolayer cast film line
  • Xenon arc, QUV weathering
  • Injection molding
  • Elemental Nitrogen Analyzer

Physical Testing Lab

  • Instron, blocking force
  • Coefficient of friction
  • Static decay, resistivity
  • Haze / LTM / Gloss
  • Optical microscopes
  • Tensile/elongation
  • Capillary rheology
  • Notched Izod impact
  • Antifog testing

Analytical Lab

  • Differential scanning calorimeter
  • Thermogravimetic analyzer
  • Gas chromatography
  • High pressure liquid chromatography
  • Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer
  • Ultraviolet/Visible Spectroscopy
  • Moisture analyzer
  • Elemental Nitrogen Analyzer